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Lessons Learnt from Lockdown

June 14, 2021

Between February and March 2021, as part of the Making Participation Work programme which is funded by the Department for … Read more

Sharing the insights from our research on how Short Breaks can improve

May 13, 2021

In 2020, Essex County Council undertook a series of engagement activities in relation to the Short Breaks service. We conducted … Read more

Independent Review of Essex SENDIASS 2020

January 19, 2021

An Independent review of the SEND IASS was commissioned by the Local Authority and took place in November 2020. The … Read more

Latest Information about Essex Special Schools during the new Lockdown

January 12, 2021

As you know on Monday 4 January, the Prime Minister announced a national lockdown in order to reduce the spread … Read more

Review of Essex SENDIASS – November 2020

October 30, 2020

Every local authority has a SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS).  This service provides confidential and impartial information, advice … Read more

Short Breaks for Children and Young People with SEND Survey

September 28, 2020

Essex County Council is putting together a new commissioning strategy for services for children and young people with disabilities. To … Read more

Multi Schools Council – NEW Podcast!

April 17, 2020

The Multi Schools Council was started to help break down perceptions towards SEND and mental health in schools and the … Read more

Essex’s Written Statement of Action

April 16, 2020

From 30 September to 4 October 2019, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Essex to inspect how effectively … Read more

Small Great Things – Shenfield St Mary’s C of E Primary School

January 29, 2020

Small Great Things (SGT) is a child-led initiative supported by adults in school settings. It encourages and celebrates small acts … Read more

Meaningful Lives Matter – for people with a learning disability and/or autism

January 15, 2020

Meaningful Lives Matter has been set up by Adult Social Care teams at Essex County Council to improve the lives … Read more